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as to how the animals should act. so he went to st. lawrence bay canada to understand how seals behave in their natural habitat. he recorded the seals' cries so their robotic protege would have over 20 real sounds with which to be programmed. the robotic seal is covered with sensors that enable it to respond to visual, audio and tactile stimuli. shibata developed the touch sensors, placed in 12 spots around the robot, so when a person strokes him, he can determine the direction and speed as well as amount of pressure being applied. >> translator: he learns who movement will encourage its owner to pet it. the owner or others who stroke him, will determine what kind of personality it has and the movements it makes. >> reporter: o . >> reporter: 1,700 robots have been sold. and many hospitals have validated its therapeutic effect. >> translator: hello there. oh, you're so smart. >> reporter: five years ago, this day care center in toyama prefecture started using the robot. they said they felt noticeably better after interacting with the robot. >> translator: everyone's face lights up when
. we are miles off of the western shore of canada's hudson bay, an area very inaccessible. there are no roads, but there are people who live along that shore. an enormous barge is carrying construction materials. it is the only way of getting that equipment there as part of a vital supply line. the conditions were fine, but this journey may not have been possible. as the earth warms up and polar ice melts, shipping lanes are becoming accessible for a longer in the year and for bigger vessels. that could mean the north west -- for longer in the year and for bigger vessels. this means the northwest could become an important shipping route, which could be streamy valuable. -- could be extremely valuable. the military health and exercise in arctic waters, a show of strength, and the government has committed to investing more in ships to patrol the area. other countries' dispute what canada is saying. they say the northwest passage should be free to shipping. there are some disagreements. it has a sense of the gold rush about it. remote areas like this are coming under scrutiny
imports of rare earth metals by contacting other countries that produce the metals such as canada and the united states. japan's foreign minister had also asked the chinese government not to cut its exports in a recent ministerial meeting but china showed reluctance to do so. >>> workplace depression is on the rise in japan. the incidents of clinical depression on the job have doubled in the past ten years and now affects more than 1 million workers. so how are companies dealing with depression? >> reporter: 1,600 people work at this i.t. firm in central tokyo. nearly 40 have taken sick leave because of depression. the company now has a special section designed to help such employees return to work. here they perform less demanding tasks and slowly ease back into the work environment. the company also holds weekly meetings to discuss employees' mental health concerns. >> i've been told that this person has no energy and never smiles. >> reporter: all the directors and top managers at the company attend the meetings. section managers are required to report any signs of depression i
an impact on its export industry. >>> the japanese government filed a complaint against canada for unfairing subsidizing its solar energy sector. the ontario government is planning to increase their ratio next year. japan said the subsidies are not fair to japanese solar panel makers operating in canada and says they violate wto rules, which ban unfair treatment of imported products. japan says it will ask the organization to establish a committee of experts to resolve the case if agreement through talks is not reached between the two countries. the government says it has taken that case to the wto to prevent the rise of protectionism in environmental-related industries. the solar energy sector is forecast to see substantial growth. the united states and the european union are expected to file complaints. >>> prime minister kan has asked california governor arnold schwarzenegger to invest in japan's bullet train system for the united states' plans transportation system. he said there had been no fatal accidents since it was introduced more than 40 years ago. the prime minister asked the gove
region and it will impact parts of eastern canada as well. now canada also looking at more rain moving in off the west here. so british columbia, and then quickly moving into the rest of central canada, too, scattered showers for you. down towards the south, still pretty unsettled picture anywhere from the florida peninsula, across the caribbean islands and central america still continuing to see some significant amounts of rainfall, especially in southern mexico here, we're still seeing some pink areas showing up. heavy rainfall amounts are going to be expected. highs today looking at mid to upper 20s across the east coast, a little cooler for chicago only 19. it gets a little hotter during the day in denver, a high of 34, and l.a. still dealing with some of the late summer heat. and finally a look at europe. it's still pretty unsettled for continental europe. we've got this long frontal boundary in place, that is where a lot of the rain will be today. starting to head more north in towards the baltic states as well as spreading really in towards western russia. elsewhere, settled and
's going, this expansion will continue. china very the third-largest market for american goods after canada and mexico china has overtaken japan. so these are just incredible. and... incredible developments. >> rose: how many countries is china the largest market for? for example, i think china is the largest market for brazil, right? >> yes, yes. >> rose: a number of countries like that. >> that's right. >> rose: who've bj become a huge market. and the faster you can grow your middle-class-- which is the reason you put such an emphasis on economic growth-- the faster you can grow into the middle-class, the more demand you create, the more you will add to the market and it's... chinese leadership's attitude, it will provide a place that chinese companies can sell to beyond their dependence on foreign markets. >> yes. and if i may say so it's estimated they're about 300 million people who are becoming middle-class. it's a huge group of middle-class people. >> it's the largest move out of poverty on the part of any experience in the history of civilization. >> that's right. and china is going
that we need for american growth. >> you've talked about canada -- and let's not sugarcoat it, it's not like canada doesn't think there are views with immigratio-- butad canada has ne things this ways you thin are more welcoming. >> people are screaming about this in arizona, and 50% of the work force and population is immigrants. in the united states, the city with the highest amount of immigrants is miami. it's about 35%. in washington and vancouver, virtually half the people are immigrants or what we call in canada new canadians. there are problems in canada, but the problem is should the immigrant driving a cab but has a degree in law or health care be able to use the to boost the economy. when microsoft had to build a new laboratory, they said they couldn't get the skilled people. they put that lab in vancouver, t because they needed people from vancouver, but they could bring peop from asia, f europe, put that visa in place and jobs that should have been in seattle ended up in vancouver because of restrictions put on imgrants in theu.s.go >> there is a discussion going on in
states, as well as western canada. even down across northern mexico, too a very calm picture in terms of rainfall. but plenty of activity instead, focused here towards the east from the caribbean islands all the way along the atlantic seaboard. plenty of moisture in place for you today. we have this frontal boundary that's really mixing with all the remnant moisture from tropical storm nicole which formed briefly over cuba and then has since dissipated. but still a lot of moisture remains in the region. also looking at this system coming in towards eastern canada, too. so overall, all across this eastern section we're going to see a lot of wet weather falling in the next couple of days. especially heavy rainfall impacting areas along the mid-atlantic seaboard. a big concern here. it could easily trigger flooding and possibly landslides across the area. rafall accumulations are goi to connue pe over th next couple of days. and just the next tay w ctasuc lot rainfall affecting a wide soaleasant towards the east spe lot of the midsectio wte thoughthat frontal boundary stt stayn e tc to
earth metals by contacting other countries that produced the metals such as canada and the united states. previously, japan's foreign minister had asked the chinese government not to cut its exports in a recent bilateral ministerial meeting but china showed reluctance to dso. >>> recent outbreaks of a deadly bacterium in two hospitals in japan apparently started from patients who have never traveled abroad. experts say the superbug may be widespread in japan. takeo university hospital recently revealed nine people who died in the hospital were infectioned by the drug resistant bacteria all ais call know backer acetenobacter. the first patients thought to be infected had not traveled abroad. an expert on infectious diseases say the bacteria may have already been spreading in japan. >>> tropical storm malou is heading east over the sea of japan, and expected to make landfall in central japan around noon on wednesday japan time. japan's meteorological agency says tropical storm malou is over the sea of japan 80 kilometers west of fukui city and moving east at a speed of 35 kilometers per ho
here. showers move through central canada, and then a new rain system is moving into the pacific northwest as well. here's a look at highs. still quite chilly for central canada. that clear really starting to work its way southward. 11 degrees for your high in winnipeg, and remaining at 18 in vancouver. all right. and now here is your three-day outlook. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >>> prime minister naoto kan will launch his new cabinet on friday following his re-election as democratic party leader. kan will appoint ak heero ohata as economy trade and economy minister. he's a seven-term lower house member with strong support base among labor unions. kan is planning to name the democratic party's policy chief koichiro gemba as national strategy minister. gemba now serves as cabinet minister in charge of reforming the public servant system. kan is also considering appointing land and transport minister sage yay maehara to the post of foreign minister. the current foreign minister katsuya okada has accepted kan's request for him to become the democratic party's secretary-general. chief cabi
composed of the united states, sweden, norway, denmark, and canada who would care? what would be the point? the whole point of those bodies is to confront those countries whose behavior is problematic. you have to have the human rights violators in the human rights council, otherwisethere is no point. i think that is with the idea of some standards for performance should come in for who gets to sit on what body at the u.n. host: the united nations came into existence in 1945. the currentecretary general of the u.n. is -- albert on our republican line, go ahead. obama: why haven't the administration pulled the plug on colonialism? he had a shot to do his legacy in foreign policy but he has not spoken out against colonialism? could you explain that to me? guest: there is not much of it left. there are few countries left in the world under colonialism. he has talked to the united nations about the need to fd new ways of cooperation against transnational cooperative the threats. i think his argument at the united nations has been -- has been pretty compelling. his argument at the un, i think,
, and the like. now, on to the rest of north america, very strong system across eastern canada here. that will also bring some cooler weather into the eastern united states. although it is dry right now and very warm for the east coast. i'll show you that in a second. interior portions of the u.s., really quiet right now, but as we head further to the west, you can see this area of pink here. that is going to be very heavy rain and gale force winds. pacific storm system moving in to parts of british colombia. so rain for you in vancouver. and really all into interior areas as well. 16 for your high. winnipeg is going to be around 15. 21 in chicago and 30 degrees, very summery, for those 30s across the east. now, looking at europe, well, it is going to be kind of messy if you're anywhere in western europe right now. this big complex of storms, anywhere from southern scandinavia down to the central mediterranean is really under the gun for wet weather, potentially severe weather, especially near the alpine parts as well. so stormy here, potentially severe gusts, hail, and lightning al
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forbid homosexuals from serving openly in the military. some of our staunchest ally, britain, canada, israel, allow gay people to serve openly in the military. >> we'll follow it closely. all the more interesting. lady gaga's involved. we'll check in later. chris lawrence in washington. >>> a nasty fight in washington over extending the bush tax cuts. we've been talking about that a lot. bottom line, what's better for the economy? i guess in some circles what's better for voters? we went out and asked a bunch of economists what they thought. you'll hear their answers after this break. it's just outside of lancaster. sure, i can download directions for you now. we got it. thank you very much! check it out. i can like, see everything that's going on with the car. here's the gas level. i can check on the oil. i can unlock it from anywhere. i've received a signal there was a crash. some guy just cut me off. i'll get an ambulance to you right away. safely connecting you in ways you never thought possible. onstar. live on. >>> all right. ym your money, today your taxes. at the center avenu
thanks in no small part to one of its stars. jeffrey canada is a long-time educator, started out as a classroom teacher. the days he's ceo of the harlem children's zone, whose public charter schools educate kids really from birthright through college. you're nice to join . last night, you spoke in terms of the nation, almost in terms of national security. >> you know, this is the problem we he, brian. we're the only remaining superpower in the world and we're moving towards a third world education system for our kids. the two things don't equate. i see people and they're trying to hold onto the status quo, they're acting like the kids are doing great. we're not in the top ten, not even in the top 20 anymore and this is a crisis for this nation. we need to do something dramatic to change this. simply pretending that we can keep doing what failed for 10, 20, 30 years to me is a huge disaster waiting to haen in america. >> lester touched on this. the film is largely about charter schools. that's really the -- they're red hot right now and that's the hot button here. what do you like
my -- the gingrich, the howard dean canada. we both like ideas, he is a medical doctor. i'm a historian. we like debating. i think part of us is fund -- i have a similar relationship with robert reischauer. we like bouncing things off of each other like ideas. >> your president in 2013. explain how you would structure the white house. which you surround yourself with? what kind of administration would you want to have? >> that's a very subtle and important question. i've gone back, reading a lot about lincoln. he comes into a very tiny government and has to fight the civil war. his background as an administrator is that he has been all lawyer. lincoln had the advantage that he was the only true genius to was the president and his learning curve was unbelievable. it is clear that government these days is dysfunctional. it does not work. it starts with your possession of the white house. i will tell you one story that bothers me. i was very fortunate to spend 20 years in the legislative branch. the bush administration was very generous and allowed me to work as a volunteer i
, a breeding ground for mosquitoes and disease. some of the countries like new zealand, scotland, canada, say that they would like the teams to be moved into hotels if things are not clean up in time. a massive embarrassment for the organizers. >> still to come, why has an infestation of bedbugs cause mayhem in manhattan? could belgium ceased to exist as a country? some of them have been asking that after inconclusive elections last june and they have been without a government for over 100 days. there are politicians who think it might be better to split belgium into two. >> the schools are open but belgium has been without a government for 100 days. the main political parties are split between the flemish speaking majority in the french speaking minority. the status of brussels in the flemish speaking part of the country is a point of contention. at some point they will have to make a deal, but it is likely to take some time yet. >> i am optimistic, that is immoral to the in belgium. >> politicians continue to argue that there is a caretaker administration in place in it seems to be to reach
're the problem -- i don't think they're the problem. teachers in canada and top-performing areas are unionized. editors at the "wall street journal" is unionized. the thing about it, successful parent produce successful children. if you want to make schools better, maybe we should try to focus on giving parents a better chance to succeed. >> wait a second. there are unions and there are unions. if you behave like a union, steelworkers in 1952, that's different from the unionization of the "wall street journal" editors for example. give steve the last word. >> our teachers unions haven't been blocking the reform we heard about. in washington, d.c., mayor was pro-reform. they gunned the man down in the primary. obama went along with it and killed a pro-choice program in washington where thousands of parents tried to sign up to get the kids out of miserable schools. he killed that and sent his daughters to a private school. >> he did. last word. thank you. coming up, stocks to help you get on the cover of "forbes" magazine billionaire special edition. ;7 >>> the annual "forbes" 400 list is out of
that harvests -- bad harvests in russia and canada. the traders panicked. this creates a situation that is quite irrational. it is detached from the fundamentals of supply and demand. it does impact food importing countries. >> it is not irrational from the point of view of those who want to make big profits. are you saying that there are people around the world who are manipulating the market for their own ends? >> since 2005-2006, a large number of institutional investors, pension funds, hedge funds, have basically disrupted the normal function of the market in which the physical markets react to indications from the markets where futures are traded. the markets are falling signals that are impossible to read. >> your duty is to figure out how to change the rules that govern the game to ensure that the poorest people in the world get access to the food that you say is quite clearly out there. >> we need more transparency about the derivatives that are being exchanged, and the over- the-counter trading. we also need to have better information about stocks. for the moment, speculation is easy be
of carolina and storm warnings are in place as far north as canada. hurricanes are notoriously unpredictable. all they can do now is wait and hope. >> our bbc whether presenter gave us an update on where the hurricane is headed. >> yesterday we were talking about a massive category four, 145 miles per hour. since then it has been downgraded and there are signs that it is weakening further. hurricanes often start off across the west coast of africa and tend to spin towards the caribbean and the east coast of the united states. this is the one we are looking at. if you look at the front line picture, you concede that it has lost its eye, becoming much less organized as a hurricane, with the wind looking like it will get lighter. the guy of the store looks like it will stay out to sea, so the worst of the wind will be staying out to say -- out to sea as well. what are we looking at at the moment? currently packing winds of of 100 miles per hour or so, gusting up to 125 miles per hour, as well as a high wind shear environment. following hot on their heels, other areas leaving the west coast of a
, immigration is a top of the agenda at a meeting of the european ministers in paris, canada and the u.s. also represented. now people in romania are voicing their anchor. -- anger. >> he did not have the luxury of a horse in france, but after six years he had a steady income, gathering scrap metal on a hand- held cards. the french police gave him a bleak choice, leave or be expelled. now he is determined to return. >> many of the roma are expelled from france and come from villages like this one on the far west edge of romania. for years, france has represented a lifeline for the poorest of the port, and that is not a life and they're willing to relinquish easily. >> party has deep roots. many people cannot read and write -- poverty has deep roots. people cannot read and write and have no proof of the land that they own. >> france and other countries have to stop this kind of action against ethnic groups of ramat in europe. -- rama in europe. rahm i have not experienced this kind of action in europe from the time of the holocaust. >> their patient, skilled in survival. when the wind blows ag
, the midwest tonight. more rain moves across the mid-section of canada and the s. into thursday, you could be seeing thundershowers develop. it will stay in the northeast. 34 in new york. the same in d.c. a little bit cooler for toronto at 28 on thursday. now, for europe today, it's going tosh largely settled and calm. a lot of high pressure areas in place. the exception will be here in the east. that well-developed system remains in place. it will produce showers and off and ondownpours. a couple of light showers moving through the iberian peninsula. for highs today, looking mild and pleasant. 21 in london. 23 for paris. a lot of teens as we look towards central-eastern section. 17 for kiev. 15 degrees in warsaw. that's a look at your weather for now. here is your three-day outlook. >>> japanese meteorologists say june through august was the hottest since recordkeeping started 113 years ago. the agency said on wednesday that the average temperature for the period was 1.6 degrees celsius higher. the highest period since recordkeeping began in 1898. the average temperature was calculated ba
will continue to impact the coastline today. also looking at showers spreading across central canada and down in toward the midwest. there is the chance of a couple thunderstorms in the mix. so do stay on the watch for that. southwest corner of the united states today looking at quite a bit of heat. 44 for your high in phoenix. and 33 degrees in l.a. now, getting a look at europe, it is going to be fairly calm overall. just slow here moving in through the baltic states toward western russia. this one continues to bring in wet and windy weather underneath it, but otherwise we're just looking at this low in the mediterranean that may bring a couple showers to southern italy, possibly affecting parts of greece today. as for highs, expecting sunshine in london. 21 for your high. and sunny skies for paris, too, 25, looking quite mild and pleasant. still a little hotter as we look to the south, 28 in madrid, 32 degrees for lisbon. also in greece too athens coming in at 32. a little bit of summer heat lingers today. all right. so that is a look at your weather for now. and here is your three-day out
.s. but we'll see heavy rain heading up into eastern parts of canada. temperaturewise, hot in the southwest. and up to the east. but those temperatures should come down by quite a bit on saturday. all right. let's take a look at europe. most of the continent is going to be dry and settled on the weekend. but down in the south, we have been dealing with severe storms. good news is they're going to start to weaken and head out towards the southern portion of the balkans. ireland, you could be seeing fairly strong wind and heavy rain in the next couple of days. but it should weaken off. this is actually -- used to be hurricane danielle, if you remember that one. this the remnants and it's going to spill over ireland but weakening as it goes. temperatu temperaturewise, things on the cool side. 14 in staockholstockholm. better in paris. warmer in the south. 30s for athens, madrid and lisbon. here's your extended forecast. >>> twin giant pandas have been thrown to the media for the first time since they were born at a zoo in western japan. the adventure world zoo introduced the male and female cu
relatively warm ground. that's what we're doing with this fall air mass from alaska and canada san jose we have the cloud cover and a little sprinkle or two may drop but the best chance of seeing anythin will be along the coast whe we could have drizzle during the afternoon hours. let's take a look at temperatures. look how cool they are. still in the 50s in san francisco, half moon bay, los gatos. low to mid-60s around the bay and mid-s in inland valle in the north bay and east bay. low to mid-60s the montey bay and inland to gilroy and salinas. don't think it's going to warm up with much more than we're dealing wit now. yesterday that cool crisp breeze and that drizzle chance at the coast. >> drying and clearing as high pressure moves in tonight and starts to scrub our sky clean. it will bring warmer, drier and brighter weekend. as far as today, keep droppin again in most neighborhoods. san francisc could be the exception, oakland 63. concord ops two more degrees to 70. redwood city, san jose, santa rosa. 7, 8 and 9 degrees cooler. yesterday we we about 10 to 20 degrees cooler than the d
ground. that's what we're doing with this fall air mass from alaska and canada. san jose we have the cloud cover and a little sprinkle or two may drop but the best chance of seeing anything will be along the coast where we could have drizzle during the afternoon hours. let's take a look at temperatures. look how cool they are. still in the 50s in san francisco, half moon bay, los gatos. low to mid-60s around the bay and mid-60s in inland valleys in the north bay and east bay. low to mid-60s the monterey bay and inland to gilroy and salinas. don't think it's going to warm up with much more than we're dealing with now. yesterday that cool crisp breeze and that drizzle chance at the coast. >> drying and clearing as high pressure moves in tonight and starts to scrub our sky clean. it will bring warmer, drier and brighter weekend. as far as today, keep dropping again in most neighborhoods. san francisco could be the exception, oakland 63. concord drops two more degrees to 70. redwood city, san jose, santa rosa. 7, 8 and 9 degrees cooler. yesterday we were about 10 to 20 degrees cooler
warnings in place for a wide area. a separate system to the northeast is making its way into eastern canada. we've got drenching downpours forecast for you. it's going to be quite windy out here and also the cold air ushering from the north will be dropping temperatures dramatically up in the northeastern corner. looking quite chilly and windy as well out towards the west. we do have red flag warnings in place across the central rockies, and then this low pressure system moving through is going to be dumping lots of rain, it's looking quite severe as well as that storm system heads into the northern plains. let's take a look at the temperatures then, 18 degrees in vancouver today, 20 in winnipeg. 24 in new york, but staying very hot down in the south, 34 degrees in houston. now a new storm system has formed over the atlantic, it's tropical depression igor making its way through the cape verde islands, bringing quite stormy continues here. it will be moving away eventually, moving fairly slowly at 9 kilometers per hour, and due to become a hurricane by the weekend, so we will keep you update
. northeastern corridor dealing with much cooler weather here. also lots of heavy rain coming into eastern canada as well. the northern plains looking at severe weather conditions to move on through on your thursday. this storm system getting ready to become better organized, moving across the northern rockies just now, and creating very windy conditions and a lot cooler conditions as well across the west. 17 degrees in seattle today. 20 in winnipeg. toronto in the teens today, 19 degrees. new york and washington, d.c. in the mid 20s. much cooler here. as for europe, central portions dealing with lots of showers, isolated heavy rain, and thunderstorms really affecting the alps and also the balkans as we head into your thursday. still looking quite windy across germany and poland as well. the british isles getting a bit of a break in the wet weather. as you can see, a new system is going to be pulling in from the atlantic. again, it will be drenching the area, bringing strong winds as well. 21 degrees in london today. sunny spells for you. 21 in paris. then looking at sunshine in stockholm. 16 deg
canada next it will be bringing isolated heavy rain and also some severe thunderstorms to watch out for. over towards eastern quebec still quite stormy for you tonight, and also on your friday, temperatures a little chilly as well across the midwest, looking at 23 degrees in new york today, 20 in toronto, and then 15 degrees up in winnipeg. finally over to europe then, a slow moving system has finally made its way down into the m mediterrane mediterranean, it will be stormy across the central mediterranean into the weekend, looking at lots of thunderstorms, heavy rain falling on friday, along the west coast of the balkans as well as southern italy. meanwhile this high pressure system expanding from the iberian peninsula is going to help bring dry conditions to central europe, so the weekend is looking good for you here, but the northwest, the british isles looking at wet and windy weather once again. it's going to be moving into southern scandinavia next as well by friday morning. 16 degrees in stockholm today, 20 degrees in london, coming in at 27 in madrid, teens, 18 degrees in berlin
rains. now, the system, in fact, extends up towards central canada, manitoba, saskatchewan, any cells could bring severe, isolated storms. the upper midwest into the lower midwest, hail, strong gusts, very -- lots of lightning and downpours quite heavy at times. east coast looking to dry out. towards the west, also quiet here. although there does seem to be rain moving into british columbia. here's a look at how temperatures are on friday. 14 degrees in winnipeg. chilly for you. 27 in denver. hot and muggy in houston. miami, 33. 23 in new york city. more autumnal there. last, let's head over to europe. western europe, looking nice. calm conditions here. also eastern europe, though really, really calm all week, things are going to change. i'll show you why. look at this cloud here. underneath itti a couple of strg systems. the pesky, low pressure system not moving too much. still bringing hard rain across parts of southern italy. now the storms are shifting their way in towards greece as well. and that stormy weather also affecting parts of austria, hungary, the western baltics. few sh
into the mid-atlantic states. looks pretty cool for canada today. 14 degrees only from your high in winnipeg. and remaining at 17 in vancouver as well. all right. that's a look at your weather right now, and here is your three-day outlook. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >>> and that wraps up this edition of "newsline." i'm catherine kobayashi in tokyo. thanks very much for joining us. we'll be back at the top of the next hour. see you then.
to be quite chilly across canada again, 11 degrees in winnipeg but ahead of the storm, it's going to be very, very warm indeed. 24 degrees in chicago and 33 degrees in washington, d.c. finally, taking a look at europe, we've got plenty of wet weather working its way across the north, especially for norway today, and then of course for the british isles, this storm system will be spreading plenty of showers across the region but essentially, a high pressure system really in control across continental europe, so it will be dry and quite mild for many of you. still got that line of showers working its way across western russia and the balkan regions but generally looking at plenty of sunshine across central and western europe. berlin coming in at 19 degrees, 21 in vienna, moderate temperature here but it will be much, much milder towards the west for places like paris, 28 degrees with sunshine. here's your extended forecast now. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >>> that's all for this edition of "newsline." i'm catherine kobayashi in tokyo. thanks very much for joining us.
sovereignty is heating up to russia, norway, denmark, canada, in the u.s. on a territorial claims here. but the boundaries are disputed. that dispute is being felt that the international arctic forum in moscow. the conference program is concerned with climate change, but political and economic interests are foremost. >> today more than ever we need an approach to the geography here that concerns national interests. the objectives of the form is included in its name. the arctic territory of dialogue. >> at stake are vast deposits of natural resources that geologists believe may be located here, possibly as much as one-third of the earth's _ oil and gas reserves. russia has long reserved interest in the polar region. in 2007, russian expedition planted russian flags 4,000 meters down at the seat ahead of the north pole. >> we defend our interests in the arctic with all the civilian instruments permitted by international agreements. and i do not think it would estimate to a confrontation. even though some countries need to be able to inject more power and so on. >> i two dozen one, russia
offended by president ahmadinejad's remarks. they were followed by all the european countries, canada, australia, new zealand and a tiny coastal regions as well. some 33 delegations in all left the chamber. these walkouts are not entirely new. they're becoming something of a routine when president ahmadinejad speaks. what annoyed the american so much was this preference to the possibly carrying out the 9/11 attacks themselves. and ahmadinejad referred to israel as the "entity that was saved" as a result. that was the trigger, i think. >> president ahmadinejad's comments have been seen in the local press. why is he bringing this to the international stage now, do you think? >> i think he is pretty consistent. i think he actually believes what he is saying. it may seem strange to many people, certainly, in the western world, but mr. ahmadinejad has used both his speeches here at the un to set out his world view and it is one in stark contrast to those in the western capital. he believes that capitalism is collapsing. he believes that the current world order needs to be swept away, that
for countries including the u.s., canada, and australia. now japan has become the first asian country to admit the refugees. >> we are going to support them and guide them to integrate in japan. we will give them the japanese lessons and other information which is necessary to live in japan but the decisions for their lives we would like to let them do by themselves. we'll much more actively involve ourselves to listen to their difficulties so once a month at least we are going to listen to their difficulties, what kind of difficulties they are facing in their daily lives and that is the pilot project. if there is anything that we can improve, we'll consider that for the next fiscal year. >> before the refugees left thailand, nhk world visited their camp to see what kind of environment they have been living in. >> reporter: this refugee camp was built 26 years ago. shelters for refugees crowded together on rugged mountain slopes. many of the refugees here are minority people from myanmar. the fighting and the government oppression forced many from their villages. refugees sheltering in camps i
canadians. yeah, i think there are problems here in canada, but the problem is, should the immigrant who's driving a cab, but has a degree in dtistry or law or health care, should they be able to use their skills fully. what's really interesting, over in vancouver, which have been atacting immigrants from asia over the past 20 years, when microsoft had to built a new laboratory said we can't get the skilled people in seattle, they put that lab in vancouver, because they could bring people from asia, from india, from eupe, get them the visas and work permit putting them t be work, jobs that should have been or could have been in seattle ended up in vancouver as a result of restrictions on immigrants in the u.s. it's not a good thing for the u.s. economy. >> there is a very emotional discussion going on in america, which may or may no be tied to this sentiment, but the growing sentiment about muslims in america. do you see evidence that that hurts us in any way? >> i think so. where there's prijudice, discrimination or backlash against any group, it chills the climate for immigrants to com
by the time it gets up into the very chilly waters off of massachusetts and off of eastern canada. right now, the winds still at 115. but did drop down. tim has a look at the current watches and advisory for our region. >> watches and advisories are in effect to cover the extent of this wind. while the storm is passing about 150 miles offshore. the hurricane force winds extend. extend outward to about 105 miles an hour. what you see there, murn watch -- hurricane watch, meaning the conditions are possible from delaware to the tip of virginia there. 1- to 3-foot higher than average tide could be possible, just until 6:00 a.m. tomorrow morning. that is when the advisory will be lifted. we'll talk about more of this in your complete updated five- day forecast coming up in a few moments. back inside. >> first warning weather coverage continues with adam may, live in ocean city, with big precautions already in effect there. adam? >> reporter: certainly, a lot of precautions now, denise. a lot of the businesses have packed up their outdoor belongings. also, at 1:00 this afternoon, the beach patrol
a hugep notlation. >> reporter: with watches posted from florida to as north as canada, communities are getting ready. they're building sand birms to protect whatever mother nature has to uffer and closing seawall in coastal city, maryland, where the mayors are urging labor day weekend vacationers to delay, not cancel the travel plans. >> we expect a quarter of million people coming to the city. what we advise is they wait until the event passes. >> reporter: in the meantime, you can see the rough seas behind me. for that reason, as a precaution, the u.s. coast guard is closing state commercial ports in moorhead city and also in wilmington and ordering vessels to stay in their mooring as a precaution until the hurricane moves out of the waters. >> jim: thank you, and be safe. another offshore oil rig exploded. west of the site where b.p. oil rig did in april. 13 crew members were rescued but one was injured. the rest are said to be tired and hungry. >> it's certainly too early to know what sparked the fire. the coast guard plans to do interview with those rescued to determine the ca
controversial i ever did and that was to pardon the so-called draft dodgers who escaped into canada. and i did that before i ever began to walk down toward the oval office. >> larry: wow. did that come up in the campaign, that issue? >> no, it never did. no. >> larry: but you knew you were going to do it? >> yes, i knew i was going to do it. a lot of people that were families of those men and a few women, i think, who went to canada and they were -- they wanted to come back home so i issued a blanket pardon for them. i got some criticism, obviously. a lot of folks thought they should be executed for treason and to forth. >> larry: it's funny -- not funny but that you are here on the opening day of the u.n. opening and your book is published at the same time and that iran is in the news. we'll be talking to president ahmadinejad on wednesday. >> all right. >> larry: and now we have this lady held more than a year on spying charges and iran says they want eight arrested iranians released. what do you make of all of this? >> well, first of all, i think we ought to keep maximum communication with
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